Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1247732
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StatePR
CountyCidra
LocalityCidra Reservoir [=Lago de Cidra]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 Number2101000506
Map
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Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | escaped captivity pond
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16114
Author:Zeiger, C.F.
Date:1976
Title:Aquatic plant problems in Puerto Rico
Publisher:U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Volume:A-76-1
Issue:December
Pages:24-25
CommentsLikely introduced prior to 1975
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2020].

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